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Anil Saigal
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D., M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983, 1980
B.Tech. with distinction (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, 1979

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2011: Distinguished Service Alumni Award, IIT Bombay
  • 2011: The 50 Most Influential People in New England, India New England News
  • 2011: AAANE Award for Service to the Indian American Community
  • 2004: Elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2002: Curriculum Innovation Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 1999: Issued US Patent # 5,887,854
  • 1987: Issued US Patent # 4,666,042
  • 1986: Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • 1979-80: President's Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 1978-79: J.N. Tata Scholar, India

Professional Positions

  • 1997-present: Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University
  • 2010: Erskine Fellow, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 2007-2010: Director of International Programs, School of Engineering
  • Jan. 2002-Jun. 2007: Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University
  • 1998: Visiting Scientist, Department of Materials Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • 1992-2000: Summer Faculty Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory, NASA Lewis Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Naval Surface Warfare Center-Indian Head
  • 1991: Scientist-In-Residence, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
  • 1989-1997: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University
  • 1983-1989: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University

Selected Professional Activities

  • ASME, Fellows Review Committee, 2010-present
  • NDSEG, Graduate Fellowship Program Review Panel, 2010-2011
  • NSF, Panelist, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 2005-09
  • ABET Evaluator, 2002-present
  • Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Review Panel, 2005
  • AFOSR Materials Research Program Panel, The National Academies, 2005.
  • Member, USIS Committee to Evaluate Mechanical Engineering, Program at University of Bahrain, Bahrain, 1994
  • Co-Editor, Polymeric Systems, ASME, 1999
  • Co-Editor, Advances in Mechanical Behavior and Properties Evaluation, ASME, MD-Vol.7, 1988
  • Co-Editor, Microstructural Development and Control in Materials Processing, ASME, MD-Vol. 14, 1989